Important – Please note: This event is to be run on a fully closed road within the picturesque Peak District. The road will be closed from 9.30am and re-opened at 3.30pm. The first rider off will be at 11:01am and the last rider at 2:06pm. When spectating near the road be aware that the riders will be using all of the road.
Please also be aware that riders will be making their way to the start by descending down Monsal Head. Please respect the riders as we don’t want any accidents. This year we have erected barriers to keep spectators from drifting into the road at the finish. Whilst we don’t want to ruin the atmosphere, we as organisers need to protect the riders so please keep to the correct side of the barriers at all times.
PLEASE USE THE LITTER BINS PROVIDED AND KEEP ANY DOGS ON LEADS.
IF YOU HAVE A BIKE WITH YOU – LOCK IT UP. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY THEFTS DURING THE EVENT.
In order to keep the traffic running through Little Longstone with ease, please park in the field where instructed – See map below.
Cost per car is £1.50 and only a 1 minute walk from the signing on area.
It is very important that you park here to ease congestion and distress to the local residents. All proceeds from the car park will be donated to the Little Longstone Chapel.
The car park will be clearly sign posted.
PLEASE DONT CLIMB OVER ANY STONE WALLS AS THEY ARE VERY FRAGILE.
The climb is situated at Monsal Dale, Great Longstone, Nr Bakewell, Derbyshire. Follow the A6 from Bakewell towards Buxton, turn right at Ashford in the Water onto the A6020, proceed 200 yards and turn left onto the B6465. Turn first right in Ashford and proceed for approx 3 miles towards Little Longstone / Wardlow.